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We would like to keep in touch with you!  Please contact Lang at and let him know which lists and groups you would like to join.

Shamayim Happenings: This weekly email gives a schedule of upcoming events and announcements. We also send death announcements to this list.  

Kibitz Discussion Group: This unmoderated group is an opportunity to share announcements, ask questions, have political discussions, or advertise non-CSS events. (Kibitz is Yiddish for chit-chat.)

Newsletter: Our monthly newsletter has our calendar, program descriptions, and articles by Rabbi Laurie and members of the congregation. It comes in both print and electronic forms. To save on printing costs and reduce waste we encourage you to get the newsletter electronically.

Facebook Pages: We have a congregational page — Congregation Shaarei Shamayim — as well as pages for the Young Adult HavurahYoung Family Havurah, and Madison Jewish Pledge. Make sure to “like” us!

Website: Our website has our current schedule, featured programs, member resources, and information for prospective members. Check out our calendar of events.

Social Action: Our social action committee sends out bi-weekly emails to keep members and friends informed about specific details related to our social action work: Protecting vulnerable communities, Voces de la Frontera, Friends of the State Street Family, and Resettling Refugees. It also includes additional social action programs and events in the community.

Kids at CSS: These low-traffic email groups help parents keep in touch with each other about programming for children and teens.

Havurot Lists: Other havurot have their own lists: Torah Study, Young Family, Men, Women, Aging, Intermediate Hebrew. These keep members and friends up-to-date on particular details of group meetings.

Jewish Community Death Notifications: The Jewish Federation of Madison announces deaths from other congregations and the larger community on this list.

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